Colorado Springs, Colo. (April 16, 2008) – U.S. Figure Skating announced Tuesday, April 15 the individuals and teams that will compose the A, B, C and Reserve Team envelopes for the 2008-09 season.
The envelope level is primarily determined by the athlete’s performance in international and U.S. Figure Skating competitions during the previous season, and is used to determine funding levels. It is not used as a strict guideline for selections to international competitions.
Ladies: Bebe Liang, Kimberly Meissner, Mirai Nagasu
Pairs: Rena Inoue and John Baldwin, Keauna McLaughlin and Rockne Brubaker
Dance: Tanith Belbin and Ben Agosto, Meryl Davis and Charlie White
Ladies: Alexe Gilles, Rachael Flatt, Ashley Wagner, Caroline Zhang
Pairs: Brooke Castile and Ben Okolski, Jessica Rose Paetsch and Jon Nuss, Tiffany Vise and Derek Trent
Dance: Kim Navarro and Brent Bommentre, Madison Hubbell and Keiffer Hubbell, Emily Samuelson and Evan Bates
Ladies: Becky Bereswill, Amanda Dobbs, Katrina Hacker, Chrissy Hughes, Emily Hughes, Sophia Lamay, Angela Maxwell, Kristine Musademba, Victoria Rackohn, Brittney Rizo, Blake Rosenthal, Marissa Secundy, Megan Williams-Stewart, Felicia Zhang, Karen Zhou
Pairs: Andrea Best and Trevor Young, Bianca Butler and Joe Jacobsen, Brynn Carman and Christopher Knierim, Marissa Castelli and Simon Shnapir, Brittany Chase and Andrew Speroff, Amanda Evora and Mark Ladwig, Chelsi Guillen and Danny Curzon, Naomi Nari Nam and Themistocles Leftheris, Tracy Tanovich and Michael Chau, Caitlin Yankowskas and John Coughlin
Dance: Madison Chock and Greg Zuerlein, Una Donegan and Andrew Korda, Piper Gilles and Tim McKernan, Melissa Gregory and Denis Petukhov, Charlotte Maxwell and Nick Traxler, Kaylyn Patitucci and Karl Edelmann, Maia Shibutani and Alex Shibutani, Jane Summersett and Todd Gilles, Jennifer Wester and Daniil Barantsev, Shannon Wingle and Ryan Devereaux, Chloe Wolf and Rhys Ainsworth
Ladies: Carolyn Ann Alba, Melissa Bulanhagui, Juliana Cannarozzo, Alissa Czisny, Megan Hyatt, Danielle Kahle, Megan Oster
Dance: Sara Bailey and Kyle Herring, Lynn Kriengkrairut and Logan Giulietti-Schmitt
The final event of the GKA Kite-Surf season saw sparks fly on the water as Prea delivered four days of perfect strapless freestyle conditions and sensational action last week.